Dr Hudgins is the Program Scientist for NASAâ€™sÂ Exoplanet Exploration Program andÂ TESSÂ mission and Deputy Program Scientist for theÂ KeplerÂ mission. He will give an overview of NASAâ€™s Exoplanet Exploration Program, including key results from the Kepler and K2 space missions, and the science expected from the NASA Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite to be launched in 2018.
USQâ€™s annual Festival of Astronomy & Space celebrates astronomy and the space sciences, from our traditional knowledge about the night sky to the edge of the Universe. The Festival is also part ofÂ World Space WeekÂ and its theme of ‘Exploring New Worlds in Space’, with USQ’s particular research focus being to discover and characterise new planetary systems around stars other than the Sun.
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